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I was shocked to hear that Consumer Reports found two out of three parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children against the H1N1 virus.
Last Friday, President Obama lifted a 22-year-old ban that barred persons with the HIV/AIDS virus from traveling to the United States. Since 1981, more than 25 million people have died of HIV/AIDS.
The Student Health Center at the University of La Verne is offering the H1N1 influenza virus vaccine to students for free, while supplies last.
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In the United States today more than five million people live with the incurable disease. By 2050 this number is expected to climb to 14 million Americans.
Paying top dollar on organic products such as organic beauty products and clothing has become a thing of the past. Many companies and stores have come out with affordable organic products that are natural and healthy for you and the environment.
The paranoia going around this flu season may seem to be higher than most other flu seasons. But for me there has always been a fear of getting a cold or flu.
A junk food tax has caused some uproar and disappointment. Many people who enjoy their high-sweetened sodas, potato chips and other preservative packed foods think it is unfair to impose such a tax, especially since we are taxed enough as it is.
The growing obesity rate in the United States is a big fat problem for everybody. Obesity has increased every family’s health care costs by an average of $1,250, according to New York Times writer David Leonhardt who used statistics from the Center for Disease Control. The unhealthy lifestyles these people lead, which has risen 37 percent between 1998 and 2006, affects not only their own well-being, but it adversely affects our economy, our health care system and our environment. So what should be done to try and reduce the availability of our unhealthy American diet?
America is so reliant on fast food that we insist that there be outlets throughout the country dishing out this “poison” to the masses.
Many colleges have adopted a new habit in campus dining halls and guess what, it’s eco-friendly: Going trayless at the dining hall.